Meaning of E- in English

E-

I. prefix

Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French, out, forth, away, from Latin, from ex-

1. : missing : absent

e dentulous

2. : away

e luviation

II. combining form

Etymology: e-mail

: electronic

e- commerce

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.